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Who is Robin Roberts?
Robin Robert (Robin Rene Robert ) is an American news anchor, currently, working at ABC as an anchor of Good Morning America. She has also served as a sports anchor on ESPN for 15 years.
In 2005 she joined ABC as the co-anchor of om Good Moning America. In 2012 she was given a position in the Women’s Basketball Hal of Fame. 2012 she received a Peabody Award due to her treatment for a myelodysplastic syndrome which was chronicle to the program.
Robin started her career as a reporter and sports anchor in 1983 at WDSSM_TV in Hattiesburg. After that, she moved to WLOX-Tv in Biloxi, Missippi in 1984. She then worked for WSMV-TV in Nashville, Tennessee, as a sports anchor and reporter in 1986. From 1988 to 1990, she worked as a sports anchor and correspondent for WAGA-TV in Atlanta, Georgia. And in Atlanta, she also worked as a radio host for V-103.
In 1990, she moved to ESPN to work as a sportscaster, Robin worked for the station for 15 years where she left in 2005. She started working for ABC as a guest reporter for Good Morning America in June 1995. She received the Mel Greenberg Media Award in 2001 which was presented by the WBCA.
Robin was working for ESPN and at the same time contributing to Good Morning America. In 2005 she was given a promotion to being a co-anchor of Good Morning America.
After 4 years she was joined by George Stephanopoulos as the new co-anchor after Diane Sawyer left to anchor ABC World News. Their chemistry led the Good Morning America show to the top in terms of ratings. In April 2012 it became the number one morning show defeating NBC’s Today which had been the No.1 show for sixteen years.
In 2005, she reported a series of emotional news after her hometown Pass Christian was hard hit by Hurricane Katrina, where her old High School was reduced to rubble. Furthermore, she hosted the Academy Award on February 2009 preshow for ABC, which she hosted again in 2011. In 2010 she appeared as a guest star on Disney Channels’s Hannah Montana, where she appeared in season 4 episode 10, titled, Can You See the Real Me?
In 2012, she was given a position in the Women’s Basketball Hall Fame as part of the Halls class of 2012 due to her contribution to and impact on the game of women’s basketball via her good broadcasting work and Play. She was named one of ESPNW’s Impact 25 in 2014. Still, in the same year, he won the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.
In 2016 she again positioned into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame as part of the class 2016. Moreover, Robins is the recipient of the 2018 Radio Television Digital News Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award. She also co-anchored the big event of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding, the American Tv star at St, George’s Chapel in Windsor.
Robin Roberts Age
Robers is currently 60 years old, she was born on November 23rd, 1960.
Robin Robert’s Family
Roberts was born in Tuskegee Alabama to Lucimarian and Colonel Lawrence E. She grew up in Pass Christian, Missipi where her father was an Airforce pilot, Roberts is the youngest in her family.
She grew up together with her three siblings, Sally-Ann Roberts, Lawrence Jr dubbed as Butch, and Dorothy.
Robin Roberts Education
Roberts attended the Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond where she graduated in 1983 with a degree in communication. After graduation, she followed her sister Sally-Ann’s foot-step of being an anchor. In an interview, she stated that she was offered a scholarship to play basketball at Louisiana State University but she thought the school was too big for her after she visited the campus. While in college she was enrolled in the basketball team and she became a standout performer ending her career as the school’s third all-time leading scorer with 1,446 points and 1034. She was one of the three only Lady Lion to score 1,000 career points and grab 1,000 career rebounds.
Robin Roberts Spouse
She has a partner by the name of Amber Laign, the two met after a mutual friend set them up on a blind date.
Robin Roberts Children
She doesn’t have any kid’s
Robin Roberts Height
Adding to her Light brown hair the 60-years-old stands at 1.78 m and weighs 68kg
Robin Roberts Net Worth
As of 2020 her net worth $ 45 million.